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Cubs claim first win in CAF regional qualifiers

By Shafik Ssenoga

Added 17th August 2018 06:54 PM

The Cubs lost 1-0 to Ethiopia in their opening game last weekend.

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Cubs team in training

The Cubs lost 1-0 to Ethiopia in their opening game last weekend.

CAF U17 Regional Qualifiers

Result

South Sudan 1 Uganda 6

Sunday

Kenya v Uganda

Wednesday

Uganda v Djibouti

The Uganda National U17 team bounced back strongly in the ongoing CAF regional qualifiers in Tanzania when they walloped South Sudan 6-1 to register their first victory in the competition.

The Cubs lost 1-0 to Ethiopia in their opening game last weekend.

Davis Ssekajja scored four times and Thomas Kakaire added a brace for Uganda. Joseph Manase converted from a spot to give South Sudan a consolation goal.

The two weeks event that got underway last weekend will end in August 26.

Uganda is in Group B alongside Ethiopia, Djibouti, South Sudan and Kenya, while Group A is comprised of hosts Tanzania, Burundi, Somalia and Sudan.

They face Kenya on Sunday in their next game.

The winner of the tourney will represent the CECAFA region in the finals of the Africa U17 Cup of Nations in May next year.

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